Join Fifth Gait Technologies and become an integral part of our innovative industry-leading company. We specialize in testing microelectronics and electro-optics in nuclear and space radiation environments in support of Defense programs. We are looking for a Software Developer to join our team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


WHO WE ARE: Fifth Gait Technologies, Inc. is a minority, woman-owned small business. With our team of subject matter experts, we are an industry leader in all aspects of space and nuclear radiation survivability for ground and space-based Defense and commercial assets. From modeling and simulation of radiation environments and effects to the design, test, and evaluation of sensors, electronics, and optical materials, we provide turnkey options to the survivability community.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other STEM discipline, advanced degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Required: the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance



  • Provide software development creating specialized applications to support data collection by the engineering staff
  • Apply basic mathematics, statistical methods, and engineering methods to conduct data analysis, design signal processing algorithms, or other physics bases analyses
  • Programming, algorithm development, design and execution of computational models & simulations, and analysis of results
  • Participate in laboratory work, collecting and analyzing data for incorporation into physics software tools
  • Additional tasks include defining software and system interfaces, system integration and testing, and support experiments and demonstrations

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Software development/implementation in C, C++, C#, .NET, Python, and Matlab
  • Configuration management using GitHub
  • Fundamental understanding of basic physics and engineering principles
  • Experience with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and people skills are required

LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO

OUR BENEFITS: Fifth Gait offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, annual bonuses, and a retirement plan including company matching.

Salary range for this position: $105,000.00 - $135,000.00. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

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